Broncos bolster ailing D-line with promotion of Jarrett
- Lions host Vikes in key NFC North clash
- Chargers, Cowboys desperate for win
- KC signs CB Revis to shore up secondary
- Bills back to Taylor, bench Peterman
- Cutler still in protocol, not ruled out
By ARNIE STAPLETON
DENVER (AP) The Denver Broncos beefed up their depleted defensive line before kickoff Monday by signing rookie nose tackle Tyrique "Pot Roast Jr." Jarrett to their active roster and waiving Kyle Peko.
Jarrett, generously listed as packing 335 pounds on his 6-foot-3 frame, had four tackles in the preseason after being signed as a college free agent in May from the University of Pittsburgh.
They said the bigger bodies will help them stuff the run better this season like they used to when Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton was on the team, freeing up the linebackers to make more plays.
Jarrett was released in the 53-man cut-down last week but the Broncos found themselves in need of a reinforcement with Kerr (knee) and end Jared Crick (back) both out for Denver's game against the Chargers.
Kyle Peko has been bothered by a foot injury this summer.
For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL
Updated September 11, 2017